Jane Jacobs & Holes in the Wall

...community growth, but it doesn’t stop there. Writing in 1956, Jane Jacobs underlines the importance of “hole in the wall” shops and restaurants. From her street-level perspective, these places, and... (Search hits: 3 in body, 2 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 2 in other taxonomies. Score: 737.18)

Jane Jacobs was Right

...In her book The Death and Life of Great American Cities, Jane Jacobs recorded her observations on city building from Greenwich Village in New York City. Notably, she identified... (Search hits: 3 in body, 2 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 2 in other taxonomies. Score: 737.18)

Family-Friendly Cities?

...Benjamin Schwarz contrasts the diversity and vibrancy of Jane Jacobs’ Greenwich Village with the form that exists today. Arguing that today’s VUNs are devolving into “adult playgrounds”, he notes that... (Search hits: 3 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 2 in other taxonomies. Score: 245.73)

Everything is Connected to Everything Else

...In the 50 years since the release of The Death and Life of Great American Cities, Jane Jacobs‘ work has been celebrated and critiqued in a diversity of ways.... (Search hits: 5 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 245.73)

Jane Bird

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Jane Sillberg

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Industrial Revolution: Renewing the Rust Belt

...major interest to Uber. Second, Jane Jacobs once said that, “New ideas need old buildings.” Now, in many thriving cities, old buildings are preserved for heritage, limiting their capacity for... (Search hits: 3 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 147.44)

What Would Cities Designed by Women Look Like?

...Leading exceptions, like Jane Jacobs and Janette Sadik-Khan aside, citymaking remains a male-dominated profession. Confronting this reality, the Guardian Cities spoke with a number of prominent female urbanists to... (Search hits: 2 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 98.29)

Ecology, Design Patterns & the Self-Building City

...Jacobs championed, driving up costs and limiting fine grain development. He proposes the re-application of Christopher Alexander’s design language to urbanism. The article critiques large developers but, ironically, this strategy... (Search hits: 2 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 98.29)

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